"26 copies printed for Heartman's historical series. Also 51 copies printed for the Daniel Boone club." This copy is no. 29
The first part of the account, extending to 1782, was written in the form of an autobiography of Boone, "from his own mouth," by John Filson and first published in the appendix to his "Discovery, settlement, and present state of Kentucky," Wilmington, Del., 1784. cf. R. T. Durrett, John Filson, 1884, and preface to Filson's "Discovery." The continuation of the life of Boone is by "a near relation of the colonel" (a resident of Cincinnati)
Evidence reported by scanner-nicole-deyo for item lifeadventuresof00fils on November 15, 2007: no visible notice of copyright; stated date is 1823.